Hi, I'm Amanda Meixner!


After struggling with an eating disorder in high school I realized that being healthy was about fueling your body with the right foods, not starving yourself.

From that point onward I started educating myself on all things nutrition and began crafting my innovative meal prep techniques.

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Breaking Down the Egg

Whole eggs are one of the most nutritious and versatile foods you can eat! Remember when we used to be afraid of egg yolks? I am so glad that we’re past that stage overall. While egg whites and egg yolks have different nutrient profiles, they can…


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How to Upgrade a Childhood Classic: PB&J Sandwich

This blog is proof that you can make healthy upgrades to some of your classic favorite foods. There’s something about a classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich that brings back so many childhood memories! And while it’s totally okay to treat…


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8 Naturals Ways to Support Your Immune System

Supporting your immune system is one of the most crucial things you can do for your overall health. However, I'm here to say that you don't need to rely on tons of supplements everyday in order to support a healthy immune system! Many supplements…


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Why Fruit Juice Isn’t Usually the Healthiest Choice (& Some Better Options For You)

Why Fruit Juice Isn't Usually the Healthiest Choice I want to clear up some confusion around fruit juice! While indeed the ingredients are better than a sugary soda, your blood sugar still goes for a wild ride when you consume these sugary drinks.…


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Don’t Fall for Marketing: How to Outsmart Food Brands

When it comes to making food choices, you want to know exactly what's what, right? Well the same should go for these processed food items. The truth is that many food companies nowadays like to make their products sound better than they actually…


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6 Health, Nutrition, & Wellness Influencers In The Black Community to Follow Right Now

While there are many different ways I'm showing my support for the black community, one of the things I'm doing proactively is elevating black voices and creators on social media platforms by not only following their accounts, but also highlighting…


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15 Nutritious, Dry Whole Foods with a Long Shelf-Life

During this time of social distancing, it can be tempting to stock up on highly processed food items that won’t expire for years in order to avoid the grocery store - but there are also plenty of more nutritious, whole food options with long shelf…


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Coffee: How to Maximize Its Benefits & 3 Delicious Recipes

If you're a coffee lover like me, I've got great news for you! It doesn't just taste delicious- there are multiple health benefits when it comes to drinking coffee. A hearty cup of joe contains a small amount of vitamins and minerals, is high in…


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Why You Should Eat a Wide Variety of Green Vegetables

You all know I love to include tons of green, cruciferous vegetables and leafy greens into my routine! It might not be the sexiest of subjects but these veggies are important for your overall health for many reasons. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch,…


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4 of My Favorite Homemade Juice Recipes

Spring is in full effect and the summer heat is just around the corner, so I wanted to share 4 of my favorite homemade juice recipes with you that are guaranteed to keep you feeling refreshed and hydrated. Homemade juices are an easy way to…


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